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Avalon Tapestry II Review

4.0 / 5.0
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91 reviews
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Tapestry II Normandy Cruise

Review for Avalon Tapestry II to Europe River
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First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Jul 2018
Cabin: Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

This location was a place my late husband had always wanted to visit as a WW II history buff. My daughter and I took the cruise in his honor to visit and hear about the times and places he had such avid interest in. We selected this cruise because of its focus and that there would be a historian to accompany along the trip. Nigel Stewart was wonderful on his delivery of what was happening during the time leading up to the Normandy invasion. His insight on the military figures, leaders and family stories was so engaging.

The Captain, Cruise Director and the entire crew and staff were absolutely wonderful and made our cruise such a wonderful, delightful, and special vacation for us. Everyone was so attentive and cared for our every request. The Cruise Director, Tony Williamson, had the perfect communication plan to gather us to advise us on the next day's activities and what we needed to know. He and Captain Rudy were always at at the gang plank to send us off and greet us when we returned to wish us a great trip.

Staff in the lounge or dining room were attentive and quickly addressed any requests for extra bread, drinks and freely poured wine during the entire meal. Excellent service by all.

Cabin Review

Outside Stateroom with French Balcony

Cabin A

Very nice small, but well appointed. Always very clean and Pavel kept our room in wonderful condition and gave us a special surprise on our return one day!!!

Port Reviews


Paris guided walk excursion was special. Enjoyed Notre Dame, Versailles and the sights along the way. Ivan was excellent


A wonderful visit to Monet's estate and gardens.

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